Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


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    NICKEL: New type of deposit found in Nigeria

    September 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NIGERIA – Reports of a new type of nickel deposit in Nigeria are beginning to roll in, but certain details remain sketchy. A private Australian company made the first public announcement at a recent mining conference in Perth. The deposit

  • ENVIRONMENT: Vale fined $30K for water spill in 2013

    August 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Vale Newfoundland and Labrador has been ordered by a provincial court to pay $30,000 after the company pled guilty to a violation of the federal Fisheries Act. The incident occurred in March 2013 when untreated and toxic effluent

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    BASE METALS: Noront to buy up 75% of MacDonald’s interests in Ring of Fire

    August 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources and MacDonald Mines, both headquartered in Toronto, have signed a definitive agreement whereby Noront will acquire 75% of MacDonald’s interests in the Ring of Fire region. The sales is subject to the approval of the TSX

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    NICKEL: Sherritt starts new Moa acid plant

    July 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CUBA – Sherritt International of Toronto announces the start of the third acid plant at the Moa joint venture with General Nickel Company of Cuba. The US$65 million project was the first capital project at Moa to be fully financed

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe begins sinking 1,025-metre shaft at Platreef

    July 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines, headquartered in Vancouver, has begun sinking the first shaft at its Platreef PGM-copper-nickel project 280 km northeast of Johannesburg. The 7.25-metre diameter shaft will reach a finished depth of 1,025 metres in 2018. The shaft

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    Lundin Mining discovery to extend Eagle mine life

    July 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Lundin Mining‘s (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNMF) high-grade Eagle East nickel-copper discovery is on track to extend the life of its Eagle mine in northern Michigan. On June 29, the company released a maiden resource and preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the satellite

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    BASE METALS: Nautilus upgrades 43-101 for CCZ resource

    July 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PACIFIC OCEAN – Toronto-based Nautilus Minerals has upgraded the 43-101 estimate for its Clarion-Clipperton zone project under the direction of its subsidiary, Tonga Offshore Mining Ltd. CCZ is a large deposit of polymetallic nodules in the tropical north Pacific at

  • ECONOMY: NF/LB hits rough patch

    June 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newfoundland and Labrador’s economy is going through a rough patch, with real GDP growth of 0.2 per cent this year. In addition, Newfoundland and Labrador will be the only province expected to face a recession in 2017, according to The

  • COPPER-NICKEL: Northern Shield teams up with South32 at Huckleberry

    June 16, 2016 by Matthew Keevil, The Northern Miner

    VANCOUVER — A commitment to strong science has paid off for junior Northern Shield Resources at its greenfield Huckleberry copper-nickel discovery in the southern Labrador Trough. On June 7, the company announced an option agreement wherein Australian-based mega-miner South32 could earn a 70% interest

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    COPPER-NICKEL: Northern Shield, South32 sign Huckleberry deal

    June 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa has signed on option agreement and pre-negotiated a joint venture agreement with Australian miner South32. The agreement covers Northern Shield’s Huckleberry copper-nickel-PGM property in the Labrador Trough. South32 can earn a 50% interest

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Parkin properties yield high grades at shallow depths for Wallbridge

    May 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining Company of Toronto is finding high grades at shallow depths as it drills the Parkin properties in Sudbury. The company says these near surface intersections point to a significant expansion of the thicker and higher grade

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Noront updates exploration in Ring of Fire

    April 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Thunder Bay, ON, continues to test the footwall contact that hosts the Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper-platinum-palladium deposit near McFaulds Lake. The company conducted surface surveys on areas 1, 3 and 4 using IP and UTEM 5